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Togo
Phosphate mining at Avéto, Togo

Avéto, Kpogamé, Lomé, Maritime Region, Togo
Phosphate mining at Dagpati, Togo

Dagpati, Lomé, Maritime Region, Togo
Geological map of Togo

Togo
Phosphate mining at Avéto, Togo

Avéto, Kpogamé, Lomé, Maritime Region, Togo
Phosphate mining at Dagpati, Togo

Dagpati, Lomé, Maritime Region, Togo
Geological map of Togo

Togo
Phosphate mining at Avéto, Togo

Avéto, Kpogamé, Lomé, Maritime Region, Togo
Area:56,785 km2
Locality type:Country



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Detailed Mineral List:

Alunite
Formula: KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Apatite'
Baryte
Formula: BaSO4
'Bentonite'
Calcite
Formula: CaCO3
Chromite
Formula: Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Coronadite
Formula: Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Corundum
Formula: Al2O3
Crandallite
Formula: CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Cryptomelane
Formula: K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Fluorapatite
Formula: Ca5(PO4)3F
Galena
Formula: PbS
'Garnet Group'
Formula: X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Garnierite'
Gibbsite
Formula: Al(OH)3
Goethite
Formula: α-Fe3+O(OH)
Gold
Formula: Au
Reference: Kachinsky, V. (1935) L'or au Togo. Chronique des Mines Coloniales: 4(37): 114-123.
Graphite
Formula: C
Halotrichite
Formula: FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Hematite
Formula: Fe2O3
Hollandite
Formula: Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
'commodity:Iron'
Formula: Fe
'Iron ore'
Kaolinite
Formula: Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite
Formula: KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Muscovite var: Illite
Formula: K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Omphacite
Formula: (NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Opal
Formula: SiO2 · nH2O
Palygorskite
Formula: (Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
'Pegmatite'
'Phengite'
Formula: KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
'Phosphorite'
Planerite
Formula: Al6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
Plumbogummite
Formula: PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
'Psilomelane'
Pyrite
Formula: FeS2
Pyrrhotite
Formula: Fe7S8
Quartz
Formula: SiO2
Quartz var: Chalcedony
Formula: SiO2
Siderite
Formula: FeCO3
'Smectite Group'
Formula: A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
Sphalerite
Formula: ZnS
Talc
Formula: Mg3Si4O10(OH)2

List of minerals arranged by Strunz 10th Edition classification

Group 1 - Elements
Gold1.AA.05Au
Graphite1.CB.05aC
Group 2 - Sulphides and Sulfosalts
Galena2.CD.10PbS
Pyrite2.EB.05aFeS2
Pyrrhotite2.CC.10Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.CB.05aZnS
Group 4 - Oxides and Hydroxides
Chromite4.BB.05Fe2+Cr3+2O4
Coronadite4.DK.05aPb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Corundum4.CB.05Al2O3
Cryptomelane4.DK.05aK(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Gibbsite4.FE.10Al(OH)3
Goethite4.00.α-Fe3+O(OH)
Hematite4.CB.05Fe2O3
Hollandite4.DK.05aBa(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Opal4.DA.10SiO2 · nH2O
Quartz4.DA.05SiO2
var: Chalcedony4.DA.05SiO2
Group 5 - Nitrates and Carbonates
'Calcite'5.AB.05CaCO3
Siderite5.AB.05FeCO3
Group 7 - Sulphates, Chromates, Molybdates and Tungstates
'Alunite'7.BC.10KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
'Baryte'7.AD.35BaSO4
Halotrichite7.CB.85FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 8 - Phosphates, Arsenates and Vanadates
Crandallite8.BL.10CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Fluorapatite8.BN.05Ca5(PO4)3F
Planerite8.DD.15Al6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
Plumbogummite8.BL.10PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Group 9 - Silicates
Kaolinite9.ED.05Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Muscovite9.EC.15KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite9.EC.15K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Omphacite9.DA.20(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Palygorskite9.EE.20(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Talc9.EC.05Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Bentonite'-
Garnet Group-X3Z2(SiO4)3
Garnierite-
Iron ore-
Pegmatite-
Phengite-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Phosphorite-
Psilomelane-
Smectite Group-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals arranged by Dana 8th Edition classification

Group 1 - NATIVE ELEMENTS AND ALLOYS
Metals, other than the Platinum Group
Gold1.1.1.1Au
Semi-metals and non-metals
Graphite1.3.6.2C
Group 2 - SULFIDES
AmXp, with m:p = 1:1
Galena2.8.1.1PbS
Pyrrhotite2.8.10.1Fe7S8
Sphalerite2.8.2.1ZnS
AmBnXp, with (m+n):p = 1:2
Pyrite2.12.1.1FeS2
Group 4 - SIMPLE OXIDES
A2X3
Corundum4.3.1.1Al2O3
Hematite4.3.1.2Fe2O3
Group 6 - HYDROXIDES AND OXIDES CONTAINING HYDROXYL
XO(OH)
Goethite6.1.1.2α-Fe3+O(OH)
X(OH)3
Gibbsite6.3.1.1Al(OH)3
Group 7 - MULTIPLE OXIDES
AB2X4
Chromite7.2.3.3Fe2+Cr3+2O4
AB8X16
Coronadite7.9.1.4Pb(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Cryptomelane7.9.1.2K(Mn4+7Mn3+)O16
Hollandite7.9.1.1Ba(Mn4+6Mn3+2)O16
Group 14 - ANHYDROUS NORMAL CARBONATES
A(XO3)
Calcite14.1.1.1CaCO3
Siderite14.1.1.3FeCO3
Group 28 - ANHYDROUS ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AXO4
Baryte28.3.1.1BaSO4
Group 29 - HYDRATED ACID AND NORMAL SULFATES
AB2(XO4)4·H2O
Halotrichite29.7.3.2FeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Group 30 - ANHYDROUS SULFATES CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq
Alunite30.2.4.1KAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Group 41 - ANHYDROUS PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
A5(XO4)3Zq
Fluorapatite41.8.1.1Ca5(PO4)3F
Group 42 - HYDRATED PHOSPHATES, ETC.CONTAINING HYDROXYL OR HALOGEN
(AB)2(XO4)Zq·xH2O
Crandallite42.7.3.1CaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Plumbogummite42.7.3.5PbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
(AB)7(XO4)4Zq·xH2O
Planerite42.9.3.6Al6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
Group 65 - INOSILICATES Single-Width,Unbranched Chains,(W=1)
Single-Width Unbranched Chains, W=1 with chains P=2
Omphacite65.1.3b.1(NaaCabFe2+cMgd)(AleFe3+fFe2+gMgh)Si2O6
Group 71 - PHYLLOSILICATES Sheets of Six-Membered Rings
Sheets of 6-membered rings with 2:1 layers
Muscovite71.2.2a.1KAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
var: Illite71.2.2d.2K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Talc71.2.1.3Mg3Si4O10(OH)2
Group 74 - PHYLLOSILICATES Modulated Layers
Modulated Layers with joined strips
Palygorskite74.3.1a.1(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Group 75 - TECTOSILICATES Si Tetrahedral Frameworks
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with [4] coordinated Si
Quartz75.1.3.1SiO2
Si Tetrahedral Frameworks - SiO2 with H2O and organics
Opal75.2.1.1SiO2 · nH2O
Unclassified Minerals, Rocks, etc.
'Apatite'-
'Bentonite'-
'Garnet Group'-X3Z2(SiO4)3
'Garnierite'-
'Iron ore'-
Kaolinite-Al2(Si2O5)(OH)4
'Pegmatite'-
'Phengite'-KAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
'Phosphorite'-
'Psilomelane'-
Quartz
var: Chalcedony
-SiO2
'Smectite Group'-A0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O

List of minerals for each chemical element

HHydrogen
H AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
H CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H GibbsiteAl(OH)3
H Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
H HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
H Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
H KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
H MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
H OpalSiO2 · nH2O
H Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
H PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
H PlaneriteAl6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
H PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
H Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
H TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
CCarbon
C CalciteCaCO3
C GraphiteC
C SideriteFeCO3
OOxygen
O AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
O BaryteBaSO4
O CalciteCaCO3
O Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
O ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
O CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
O CorundumAl2O3
O CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
O FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
O Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
O GibbsiteAl(OH)3
O Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
O HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
O HematiteFe2O3
O HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
O Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
O KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
O MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
O Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
O OpalSiO2 · nH2O
O Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
O PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
O PlaneriteAl6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
O PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
O QuartzSiO2
O SideriteFeCO3
O Smectite GroupA0.3D2-3[T4O10]Z2 · nH2O
O TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
FFluorine
F FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
NaSodium
Na Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
MgMagnesium
Mg Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Mg Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Mg PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Mg TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
AlAluminium
Al AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
Al CorundumAl2O3
Al CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Al GibbsiteAl(OH)3
Al HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Al Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Al KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Al MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Al Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Al Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Al PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Al PlaneriteAl6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
Al PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
SiSilicon
Si Quartz (var: Chalcedony)SiO2
Si Garnet GroupX3Z2(SiO4)3
Si Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
Si KaoliniteAl2(Si2O5)(OH)4
Si MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
Si Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Si OpalSiO2 · nH2O
Si Palygorskite(Mg,Al)5(Si,Al)8O20(OH)2 · 8H2O
Si PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Si QuartzSiO2
Si TalcMg3Si4O10(OH)2
PPhosphorus
P CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
P FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
P PlaneriteAl6(PO4)2(HPO4)2(OH)8 · 4 H2O
P PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
SSulfur
S AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
S BaryteBaSO4
S GalenaPbS
S HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
S PyriteFeS2
S PyrrhotiteFe7S8
S SphaleriteZnS
KPotassium
K AluniteKAl3(SO4)2(OH)6
K CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
K Muscovite (var: Illite)K0.65Al2.0[Al0.65Si3.35O10](OH)2
K MuscoviteKAl2(AlSi3O10)(OH)2
K PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
CaCalcium
Ca CalciteCaCO3
Ca CrandalliteCaAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6
Ca FluorapatiteCa5(PO4)3F
Ca Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
CrChromium
Cr ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
MnManganese
Mn CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
Mn CryptomelaneK(Mn74+Mn3+)O16
Mn HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
FeIron
Fe ChromiteFe2+Cr23+O4
Fe Goethiteα-Fe3+O(OH)
Fe HalotrichiteFeAl2(SO4)4 · 22H2O
Fe HematiteFe2O3
Fe Omphacite(NaaCabFec2+Mgd)(AleFef3+Feg2+Mgh)Si2O6
Fe PhengiteKAl1.5(Mg,Fe)0.5(Al0.5Si3.5O10)(OH)2
Fe PyriteFeS2
Fe PyrrhotiteFe7S8
Fe SideriteFeCO3
ZnZinc
Zn SphaleriteZnS
BaBarium
Ba BaryteBaSO4
Ba HollanditeBa(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
AuGold
Au GoldAu
PbLead
Pb CoronaditePb(Mn64+Mn23+)O16
Pb GalenaPbS
Pb PlumbogummitePbAl3(PO4)(PO3OH)(OH)6

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